No fewer than four wildfires are blazing in California as we approach mid-November, past the end of the typical fire season. We’re committed to fighting the climate change that enables these fires. But in the meantime, it’s important to examine the health impact from wildfires and how to keep yourself protected from smoke-filled air.

In the last decade, California wildfires have become more common and more deadly. And studies suggest that climate change will only make fire season worse.

As wind carries smoke to areas hundreds of miles away, wildfires pose danger for Californians who live far beyond the fire’s boundaries. Since the Camp Fire began, for example, the San Francisco Bay area has had unhealthy air every single day, despite being over 150 miles from the fire itself.

 

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